GRAMMY Award-winning Contemporary Christian group CASTING CROWNS scheduled to perform this summer, Friday, July 10, 2015, at the Southern Kentucky Performing Arts Center (SKyPAC). With 8.8 million albums sold to date – including one RIAA Double Platinum Album, three Platinum and six Gold records, and two Platinum and four Gold DVDs – CASTING CROWNS – remains the top-selling act in Christian music since 2007. Tickets go on sale to the public on Friday, May 15th at 10:00AM.
CASTING CROWNS consists of seven members: Mark Hall (lead singer/songwriter), Melodee DeVevo (violin, cello, vocals), Brain Scoggin (drums), Megan Garrett (piano, keyboards, vocals), Juan DeVevo (guitar, vocals), Chris Huffman (bass guitar, vocals) and Josh Mix (lead guitar, vocals) – got its start as a youth group worship band originally respective churches in Atlanta, where Hall is serving in his 23rd year in youth ministry as student pastor at Eagle’s Landing First Baptist Church.
Building on a strong foundation forged by their self-titled major label debut in 2003 that went Double Platinum, CASTING CROWNS has earned some of the industry’s most prestigious accolades, including six GRAMMY nominations, winning a GRAMMY for the band’s 2005 effort, Lifesong. In addition, over the past decade, CASTING CROWNS has garnered 17 GMA Dove Awards, three American Music Awards and two Billboard Music Awards, among others. Most recently, the band was named Artist of the Year exclusively by fans at the 2014 K-LOVE Fan Awards.
Always looking for opportunities to use their platform for greater good, over the course of their career, CASTING CROWNS has seen more than 80,000 children sponsored through their advocacy efforts at concerts. Moreover, the band was a part of a team of first-responders who helped distribute supplies to survivors following the earthquake in Haiti in 2010. The band recently wrapped its headlining Thrive Tour, which visited 76 cities throughout 2014 in support of their seventh studio offering. Thrive (Reunion Records/Beach Street Records). For more information, visit www.CastingCrowns.com.
Tickets for CASTING CROWNS go on sale to the general public this Friday, May 15th at 10:00AM. Ticket prices range from $25-$75. Pre-sale for SKyPAC members is Tuesday, May 12th at 10:00AM. To take advantage of the pre-sale opportunity contact Deborah Stein at 270-904-5002 to become a SKyPAC member today. SKyPAC members receive the opportunity to purchase tickets and get the best seats available before they go on sale to the public for this performance and future performances. Group tickets will be available for groups of 10 or more. For additional information visit www.TheSKyPAC.com or call the SKyPAC Ticket Office at 270-904-1880.